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Israeli Hedge Fund IT Co Financial Algorithms Reportedly Target of $4 Billion Takeover Bid

Financial Algorithms, an Israeli information technology company that creates trading algorithms for hedge funds, is the target of a $4 billion takeover bid from an...

June 26, 2014 10:31 am
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Dutch Pension Fund PGGM Reportedly Regrets Divesting From Israeli Markets

Dutch pension fund giant PGGM now regrets a decision in January to divest from five Israeli banks, according to Dutch fund managers cited by the Financial Times, as part of a wider review of...

U.S. and Israel Discuss Advancing Economic Cooperation

JNS.org - U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew met with Israeli economic leaders on Wednesday to discuss advancing economic ties between the two countries as part of the U.S.-Israel Joint Economic Development Group...

Google’s Eric Schmidt Says Tel Aviv Close Second to Silicon Valley – ‘Nowhere in the World is Comparable’

Google Inc. Chairman Eric Schmidt on Monday told a group of Israeli entrepreneurs in Tel Aviv that their city was a very close second to Silicon Valley, Israeli business daily Globes reported on Wednesday. "It is...

June 17, 2014 10:21 am
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Israel’s Phinergy Tests 1,100-Mile Range Electric Car; Aluminum-Air Battery System (VIDEO)

Israeli start-up Phinergy Ltd. is road testing a 1,100-mile range electric car based on a hybrid...

June 17, 2014 10:18 am
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At Paris Military Expo, Israel Brings Solutions for Assymetrical Warfare

At the Eurosatory 2014 military expo in Paris, 30 Israeli defense companies, a record for Israel's...

June 17, 2014 9:35 am
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Israeli Defense Ministry Gets $289 Million Budget Increase

JNS.org - The budget dispute between the Israeli defense and finance ministries was settled...

June 16, 2014 6:26 pm
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Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Lieberman Leads Roadshow to Africa, Where Israeli Exports Total $1.4 Billion

Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Avigdor Lieberman is leading a delegation of 50 Israeli executives...

June 13, 2014 4:47 pm
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Israeli IT Expert Identifies Gmail Flaw, Prevents Hackers From Capturing Email Addresses

Israeli computers expert Oren Hafif was featured this week in Wired Magazine and the Daily...

June 26, 2014 10:31 am
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Israeli Hedge Fund IT Co Financial Algorithms Reportedly Target of $4 Billion Takeover Bid

Financial Algorithms, an Israeli information technology company that creates trading algorithms for hedge funds, is the target of a $4 billion takeover bid from an unidentified...

June 20, 2014 11:52 am
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Dutch Pension Fund PGGM Reportedly Regrets Divesting From Israeli Markets

Dutch pension fund giant PGGM now regrets a decision in January to divest from five Israeli banks, according to Dutch fund managers cited by...

June 18, 2014 12:57 pm
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U.S. and Israel Discuss Advancing Economic Cooperation

JNS.org - U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew met with Israeli economic leaders on Wednesday to discuss advancing economic ties between the two...

June 18, 2014 12:54 pm
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Google’s Eric Schmidt Says Tel Aviv Close Second to Silicon Valley – ‘Nowhere in the World is Comparable’

Google Inc. Chairman Eric Schmidt on Monday told a group of Israeli entrepreneurs in Tel Aviv that their city was a very close second to...

June 17, 2014 10:21 am
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Israel’s Phinergy Tests 1,100-Mile Range Electric Car; Aluminum-Air Battery System (VIDEO)

Israeli start-up Phinergy Ltd. is road testing a 1,100-mile range electric car based on a hybrid lithium-ion and aluminum-air battery system based on technology originating at Bar...

June 17, 2014 10:18 am
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At Paris Military Expo, Israel Brings Solutions for Assymetrical Warfare

At the Eurosatory 2014 military expo in Paris, 30 Israeli defense companies, a record for Israel's National Pavilion, are presenting advanced solutions for symmetric warfare in...

June 17, 2014 9:35 am
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Israeli Defense Ministry Gets $289 Million Budget Increase

JNS.org - The budget dispute between the Israeli defense and finance ministries was settled Monday, as the Finance Ministry partially granted the Defense Ministry's...

June 16, 2014 6:26 pm
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Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Lieberman Leads Roadshow to Africa, Where Israeli Exports Total $1.4 Billion

Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Avigdor Lieberman is leading a delegation of 50 Israeli executives to Africa this week, Bloomberg News reported on Monday. Israel's sub-Saharan...

June 13, 2014 4:47 pm
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Israeli IT Expert Identifies Gmail Flaw, Prevents Hackers From Capturing Email Addresses

Israeli computers expert Oren Hafif was featured this week in Wired Magazine and the Daily Mail for helping to save users of Google's Gmail program...

June 10, 2014 12:25 pm
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In 2013, Norway Government Pension Fund Investment in Israeli Stock Market Rose 43% to $1 Billion

The Government Pension Fund of Norway, the largest sovereign wealth fund in the world, has increased its position in shares of Israeli companies, adding...

June 9, 2014 2:45 pm
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Israel Knesset Finance Committee Approves Joint Investment Trust Law, Opening Door for Foreign Funds to Distribute Products in Israel

Israel's Knesset took one step closer to allowing foreign funds to distribute investment products in the Jewish state, when the Finance Committee's sub-committee on capital...

June 3, 2014 10:29 am
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CEOs Welcome Select Students to Special Birthright Program

JNS.org - Birthright Israel Excel, a new program from Taglit-Birthright Israel, has brought 40 select students from North America in Israel for 10-week internships...

Features

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017...

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency...

Israel Is High on Medical Marijuana

JNS.org - Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes Israeli entrepreneurs succeed because they challenge authority, question everything and don’t play by the rules. “The...

World

Radical Group at San Diego State U Cancels Talk by Israeli Activist Who Cal...

An anti-Israel group at San Diego State University (SDSU) has cancelled a lecture by a prominent Israeli anti-Zionist activist --...

Israel

Shimon Peres’ Condition Deteriorates Rapidly; Doctors Fear Organ Fail...

JNS.org - Former president and prime minister of Israel Shimon Peres’ condition worsened on Monday, following two weeks of hospitalization...

Middle East

Israeli Professor: Palestinian Leaders Want One State, Not Two

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority officials have been using a deceptive version of the "two states for two peoples" motto when they speak to different audiences, according to a leading Israeli scholar. Eytan...

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